Chinese scientists give the news we all want The coronavirus vaccine may be ready in April, it is being tested by the US The coronavirus alert is spreading to every country in the world, the number of casualties continues to rise, and infected people have reached high numbers. There is no final vaccine yet, with Chinese officials saying they will be able to get a coronavirus vaccine next month once it has completed the necessary clinical trials. Eight institutions in the country are working on five different versions of the COVID-19 vaccine, while the pandemic has so far infected 118,000 people and killed at least 4,200 people worldwide. “According to our estimates, we hope that in April some of the vaccines will be used in emergency situations,” said Zheng Zhongwei, director of the National Health Commission’s Center for Science and Technology. Although it will take at least 12-18 months to ensure that vaccines are safe for the general public, under Chinese law, they can be put into emergency use earlier in the event of a health emergency. Meanwhile work is also underway in the US where Massachusetts-based biotechnology company Moderna Inc. sent her vaccine to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to begin the experiments.